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Your guide to cafes in Newcastle


Looking to venture out of your usual cafe hang? You have come to the right place!

Lucky for you, Newcastle is not short on cafés. We have done our best to narrow down a detailed guide to cafes in Newcastle. Consider this your café bucket list, how many have you ticked off already?


Brought to you by the team at Talulah, this recent edition along Beaumont Street has been welcomed with open arms by the Hamilton community. The menu reflects your standard timeless Aussie brunch favourites, with Bowie’s signature spin.
79/81 Beaumont Street, Hamilton

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Image: @bowiecafe on Instagram


Prominent as you drive through The Junction, Talulah Café is a fan-favourite amongst Novocastrians. Within their homely space, find seasonal menus that refine modern café culture.
52 Glebe Road, The Junction.

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Image: @talulahcafe on Instagram


Found in the back streets of Merewether, Akuna café is a haven for beach goers and wholesome food lovers. Cool off with a smoothie or try something fresh from their food menu that will nourish the soul!
40 Patrick St, Merewether.

Outdo Espresso

Brought to you by Brittney Saunders, Outdo Espresso is tucked away on King Street in a sunny corner. It is home to Brittney’s coffee company, Flamingo Coffee and serves up nothing but delicious brews, fresh treats, combined with a light-hearted, bubbly atmosphere.
464 King St, Newcastle West.

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Image: @akunacafemerewether on Instagram


Food is more enjoyable when you have a nice view. Estabar proves this by boasting views of Newcastle Beach whilst you dine in. The café enhances a large community culture and uses only the best local produce in their seasonal menus.
61 Shortland Esplanade, Newcastle.

Sunnyboy Kiosk

Views + Coffee + Quality Eats. The team at Sunnyboy have the perfect formula when it comes to delivering Newcastle locals with café delights. It comes to no surprise that when visiting the café kiosk, there is a lively community of locals lingering around the space. That’s when you know it’s good!
15 Ocean St, Merewether.

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Image: @sunnyboykiosk on Instagram.


From Red Velvet Pancakes to Pork Benedict, Mockingbird know how to do brunch right! They are bringing something new to the table that is unalike anything in the Newcastle café scene. Head to Hamilton to enjoy their unique and special menu.
131 Beaumont Street, Hamilton.

Three Monkeys

Located in the bustling Darby Street, you will often find a large crowd hanging around the Three Monkeys Café. They have been in the popular location for over 20 years and have been providing customers with their excellent coffee and food ever since.
131 Darby Street, Cooks Hill.

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Image: @goodfriendseatery on Instagram

Good Friends Eatery

Tucked behind the busy streets of The Junction, Good Friends Eatery serves everything good from produce, to coffee, to vibes. The team is passionate about providing customers quality service alongside their tasty treats, and their one-of-a-kind menu!
144 Union Street, The Junction.

Little Millards

Known for the best coffee in Newcastle, Little Millards is a loving, community-based café nestled in Cardiff South Shopping Village. The caravan turned coffee shop is where fellow latte lovers gather for their daily fix and is a must-try when in the Cardiff area.
15 Gertrude Street, Cardiff South Shopping Village.

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Image: Newcastle Weekly – Peter Stoop

One Penny Black

Delicious seasonal food and specialty coffee is what to expect when visiting One Penny Black in the Hunter Street Mall. Offering new food specials weekly, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
196 Hunter Street, Newcastle.

Equium Social

On the corner of the busy Maitland Road, Equium Social is nothing short of spectacular. The team are continuously creating unique menu items and putting a twist on traditional café classics.
1/5 Maitland Rd, Mayfield.

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Image: @equium_social on Instagram.

Why not go out for dinner as well? Read our guide to Newcastle Restaurants.

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